BTMM 1011 Extra Credit 2 2010 Fall

BTMM 1011 Extra Credit 2 2010 Fall - BTMM 1011 Mass...

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BTMM 1011 Mass Communication Theory Fall 2010 E XTRA C REDIT A SSIGNMENT 2 Politics in the Wake of Citizens United v. the Federal Election Commission Worth 50 possible points In this assignment, you’ll be investigating the implications for our democracy of the U.S. Supreme Court decision in the case of Citizens United v. the Federal Election Commission (2010). Using your critical thinking skills and drawing from what you’ve learned about human communication and media, you will be providing an assessment of the impact of this landmark decision on the United State’s electoral politics. Below are the steps you’ll need to follow to successfully complete this assignment. Step one: Carefully listen to and read the NPR (National Public Radio) story, “Following the Money Behind Mystery Attack Ads,” at the following link: http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=130291350 This story will help provide you with some initial information on how this Supreme Court decision is impacting electoral politics. Of course, you will need to investigate this
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